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Aggressor Adventures wins five honours at the 41st Annual Telly Awards


Telly Awards

Aggressor Adventures announces today it has been awarded five Telly Awards for its adventures in the Cayman Islands and Sri Lanka on the past season of Born to Explore with Richard Wiese.

The awards include three Silver – for Cayman Islands: The Deep Blue in the Nature/Wildlife and Travel/Tourism categories, and Sri Lanka: Land of Wonder in the Cultural category, and two bronze for Sri Lanka: Land of Wonder in the Nature/Wildlife and Travel/Tourism categories.

The Telly Awards honours excellence in video and television across all screens and is judged by leaders from video platforms, television, streaming networks, production companies, including Dow Jones, Duplass Brothers Productions, Complex Networks, A&E Networks, Hearst Media, ESPN Films, RYOT, Vice+ and Vimeo.

“We are excited to win five Telly Awards and are proud of all the work our team has done over the past year to bring our adventures into the living rooms of travel fanatics around the globe,” said Wayne Brown, Chairman and CEO of Aggressor Adventures.

“We see these awards as further validation of our relentless commitment to the adventure travel industry and a positive representation of our staff’s overall enthusiasm for bringing customers the Adventure of a Lifetime.”

Telly Awards

More than a travelogue, Born to Explore represents a window into the world. Hosted by modern-day Indiana Jones, Richard Wiese, the series travels to far-flung corners of the globe to celebrate world cultures, encounter rare and endangered wildlife, and discover exhilarating wonders. Aggressor Adventures and the travel series began exploring together in 2018.

“Aggressor Adventures is the perfect exploration partner. Wayne Brown’s adventurous spirit and the first-class brand are critical to the show’s ability to explore new locales, cultures, nature and history of the places I visit on the show,” explains Wiese.

“My team and I are so grateful to have Aggressor Adventures as a partner and are thrilled for the brand’s special recognition from Telly with these awards.”

Season three of Born to Explore with Richard Wiese premiered 4 April on PBS stations. For more information, visit:

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Scuba Diver's Editorial Director Mark Evans has been in the diving industry for nearly 25 years, and has been diving since he was just 12 years old. nearly 40-odd years later and he is still addicted to the underwater world.
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